Issued at 11.00 Hrs. (GMT+7) on 11 July 2018
At 08.00 Hrs., this morning, a Buddhist ceremony in remembrance of those who lost their lives in the recent tragic boat incidents was held at Phuket’s Chalong Pier.
Attending the ceremony were Phuket Provincial Governor Mr. Norraphat Plodthong, Mr. Zhou Haicheng, Consul-General of the People’s Republic of China in Songkhla, and officials, representatives and figures from the public and private sectors.
For family members and friends of the victims, the ceremony provided much-needed support and comfort in what is an extremely difficult time for them.
Religious rites to be arranged for the victims
Chanting ceremony held for 34 victims at Wat Kosit Wihan
Thai tourism industry efforts at Phuket Tourist Assistance Co-ordinating Centre
Compensation scheme and assistance for affected tourists